House and Home

House and Home

Year: 2012

Heading: for soprano and piano

soprano and piano

Duration: 2:49


Program Note:
Commissioned by OPERA America for the OPERA America Songbook, celebrating the opening of the National Opera Center, September 2012.

Hostess Quickly (about Falstaff):

He hath eaten me out of house and home;
he hath put all my substance into that fat belly of his:
but I will have some of it out again,
or I will ride thee o' nights like the mare.

Henry IV Part II, Act 2, Scene 1